Young Vincentian Entrepreneur Launches “IMPACT SVG.”

Another young Vincentian has taken the leap of faith in following their vision for the future. "Impact SVG" is the brainchild of Marlan John who is an aspiring entrepreneur in St Vincent and the Grenadines. "Impact SVG" officially started business in 2014. Its primary objective is...

A threat to global health

Resistance to antibiotics is one of the greatest threats to global health, food security and development. Increasing numbers of serious infections are becoming more difficult to treat because of the loss of efficacy of antibiotics. "Antibiotic-resistant bacteria prolong hospitalization, increase...

Traffic speed management key to saving lives

Excessive or inappropriate speed contributes to one in every three road traffic fatalities worldwide, according to a new report by the World Health Organization (WHO), Managing speed, which suggests that measures to address speed can prevent road traffic deaths and...

RECORD SCORES FOR BVI TOURISM

The March 20th to April 2nd 2017 staging of the Miami Open at the Tennis Center in Crandon Park, Key Biscayne Miami, Florida, was the stage for another round of riveting tennis action featuring some of the biggest names in...

SVG Tops Caribbean And Latin America In FDI As Percentage Of GDP

A recently-published 2016 Report entitled Foreign Direct Investment in Latin America and the Caribbean prepared by the Economic Commission of Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC) of the United Nations, provides data which show that St. Vincent and the Grenadines...

Drug That Might Slow Parkinson’s, Alzheimer’s Headed For Bigger Tests

Scientists are hoping that a single drug can treat two devastating brain diseases: Parkinson's and Alzheimer's. The drug is nilotinib, which is approved to treat a form of leukemia. In late 2015, researchers at Georgetown University Medical Center found that...